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'Ksan

Image depicts the historical village of 'Ksan near Hazelton, B.C.

'Ksan

Image depicts the 'Ksan historical village in Hazelton, B.C.

'Ksan

Image depicts the 'Ksan historical village in Hazelton, B.C.

'Ksan

Image depicts the historical village of 'Ksan in Hazelton, B.C.

'Ksan

Image depicts a group of people in the historical village of 'Ksan near Hazelton, B.C.

'Ksan - Longhouse Interior

Image depicts a large gathering of people in the interior of a First Nations' longhouse located in the historical village of 'Ksan in Hazelton, B.C.

Atlin - Discovery Jail

Image depicts an old building which used to be the Discovery Jail. The plaque on it reads: "It cost $800 to build this two cell jail in 1902. The solid walls are 2"x6" laid flat one on top of the other. It was skidded to Atlin in the 1920s and used as a residence for many years."

Atlin - Mural

Image depicts a mural of Atlin with information about the Globe Theatre and Edwin L. Pillman on it. It reads: "Talented businessman arrived in Atlin in 1899, and for nearly fifty years operated a variety of businesses ~ grocery and drug stores, undertaker, market gardens and the theatre. Assissted by his loyal wife Elizabeth." It also states that the Globe Theatre was built in 1917 and was used until the early 40's.

Atlin - World War II Memorial

Image depicts a memorial plaque which reads: "In memory of the Atlin men who gave their lives for their country in World War II," and then proceeds to list several individuals.

Atlin - the Garrett Store

Image depicts the Garrett Store in Atlin, B.C. A plaque on it reads: "John Garrett, a prominent English cricket player, came to Atlin in 1910 to mine gold. In 1917 he opened this grocery and dry goods store where he also sold his wife's fresh baked bread and sweets."

Atlin - the Tarahne

Image depicts a boat named "the Tarahne," which is located in Atlin, B.C. Atlin Lake and Mountain are visible in the background.

Atlin - the Tarahne

Image depicts a boat named "the Tarahne," which is located in Atlin, B.C. Atlin Lake and Mountain are visible in the background.

Atlin Cemetery Sign

Image depicts a sign in the Atlin Cemetery, it reads: "In 1898, Fritz Miller and Kenny McLaren found gold on nearby Pine Creek, triggering British Columbia's last placer gold rush. The boom subsided by 1908, but gold has kept Atlin alive. Now Miller and McLaren lie here among hard-bitten prospectors, young miners, northern aviators, brave women and new-born infants, all part of Atlin's pioneer heritage R.I.P."

Atlin Museum - Moose Hall

Image depicts the Moose Hall in the Atlin Museum. A sign above the door reads: "In 1905 this building was the new Arctic Brotherhood Hall in Discovery. Some years later it was hauled here in two parts by horses to become the Moose Lodge and Community Hall."

BC forestry delegation at Japanese banquet

Item is a photograph of Ray Williston at a banquet hosted by Sanyo Pulp Ltd. in May 1970. Mr. Williston is flanked by Vern Stothert of Stothert Veco Consultants Ltd., who designed BC Forest products’ mill in Mackenzie and Margaret Nagy, who was scouting financing for a pulp mill in Bella Coola.

Battle Hill

Image depicts the Battle Hill National Historic Site in Kitwanga, B.C.. The sign located there says: "The small knoll in the valley was a native fortress. Legends maintain that it was man-made: built to repel marauding coastal tribes. The hill was the scene of local tribal battles, and at one time was crowned with the defenders' buildings. Known as Dhawdezp, the unique mound is a prominent feature in the legends and history of the Indian people."

Bear Snow Sculpture

Image depicts a snow sculpture of a bear, possibly during the Winter City Conference, in Prince George, B.C.

Brian Fawcett fonds

  • 1996.2
  • Fonds
  • 1951-2006

Fonds consists of personal papers, books, manuscripts, photographic materials, audio recordings and electronic records arranged into five series, which relate to Mr. Fawcett's personal life, his creative works and his relationships with members of the literary community.

Fawcett, Brian

Bridget Moran & Mary John Autographing copies of 'Stoney Creek Woman'

Photograph depicts Mary John seated to left of Bridget Moran at book signing table. Copies of 'STONE CREEK WOMAN' displayed in foreground. Three unidentified individuals stand gathered around table. Bookshelves and computer in background. Accompanying photo caption reads: "Autographing - Woodward's - May 27/89. Taken by David Mah."

Bridget Moran & Mary John at First Autographing

Photograph depicts Mary John seated to left of Bridget Moran at book signing table. Copies of 'STONE CREEK WOMAN' displayed in foreground, plants and bookshelves in background. Accompanying photo caption reads: "First Autographing Nov 12/88".

Bridget Moran Accepting Certificate of Merit

Handwritten annotation on recto: "Bridget Moran receives a Certificate of Merit from Don Sale and Naomi Miller of the B.C. Historical Federation Writing Competition Committee. May 13/89". Moran stands behind microphone, holding award, Don Sale and Naomi Miller on either side.

Bridget Moran Autographing Books for Students

Photograph depicts Moran seated amongst standing group of unidentified women. Overhead machine and chalkboard in background. Photograph was taken at session of Aboriginal Women's Training Program at the Cowichan Campus, Malaspina University College, in Duncan B.C.

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